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By Pickens Hall
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"Rosin & Rhyme"

"A concert to remember."

 

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Pickens Hall Heuvelton NY

HEUVELTON - Pickens Hall is proud to present legendary performers Don Woodcock and Bill Smith. This program entitled "Rosin & Rhyme" takes place Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at 2 pm, Pickens Hall, Heuvelton, NY.

All invited. Tickets $10 in advance, and $12 at the door.

As lifelong residents of upstate New York-Bill Smith hails from South Colton and Don Woodcock is from Kendrew Corners. Both are North Country favorites. Come early and meet up with your friends to relive some of your favorite memories of life and local history. Each performer a master of the traditional arts and both are recipients of North Country Heritage Awards by Traditional arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY).

Bill is known to interweave people he has known into his Adirondack tales; some of which are "tall tales". Born in 1937 to a large family of the "Featherbed" section in South Colton on the northern outskirts of the Adirondack Park. Bill is widely known throughout the Adirondacks and beyond as a master of various traditional arts. He has performed for a variety of audiences and has a wide repertoire of stories and songs. Smith has been widely researched in numerous articles and books and has produced a series of recordings of his stories and songs to share.

Don began playing the fiddle at age 14 and is widely recognized for having a large repertoire. He is well known to audiences near and far. Typically he includes old favorites and new favorites with a back story that enhances enjoyment, and Don will often pick out members of the audience to include in the lyrics, a crowd favorite.

A three-time Grand Champion Fiddler of New York State, Don Woodcock has been inducted into the North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame in Osceola, New York; and recently featured in an issue of Fiddler Magazine. Several CDs have been made to collect for your music library.

Pickens Hall 2019

PICKENS HALL is located in an historic building at 83 State Street, Heuvelton, NY. The performances traditionally serve refreshments at intermission.

If you would like email notices of performance at Pickens Hall, send a request to info@pickenshall.com. For further information call 315-344-7950 or visit our website http://www.pickenshall.com

Pickens Hall and General Store is located at 83 North State Street in Heuvelton. For more information, call 315-229-5062 or email chaplain@stlawu.edu.

 

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